Recognizing writers as the primary content creators driving today’s videogame industry, the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced a collective call for submissions for the fifth annual Videogame Writing Award to be presented at the upcoming 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City.
Starz has picked up DA VINCI’S DEMONS, written by David S. Goyer (THE DARK KNIGHT), reports Deadline.com.
Sandra Bullock is in talks to join the voice cast of 20th Century Fox TV's AND THEN THERE WAS GORDON, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
The Oscar-winning DEPARTED writer William Monahan has been tapped to rewrite the script for SIN CITY 2, reports Heat Vision.
There is no precise definition of what writer’s block is. Most likely, it’s just the terror of staring at a blank page or screen and thinking that the next words that come out of your cranial matter have got to be Oscar quality. Whatever it is, it’s really not that hard to handle. Over the years I have found three effective ways to get past whatever is blocking my creativity...
Showtime is developing a small screen adaptation of the graphic novel THE DAMNED, reports Deadline.com.
U.S. District Judge Denny Chin has ruled that writer James Muller must repay 20th Century Fox's attorney fees after losing his lawsuit against the studio over ALIEN VS. PREDATOR, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Damien Chazelle (GUY AND MADELINE ON A PARK BENCH) has been hired to write a sequel to THE LAST EXORCISM, reports Heat Vision.
FilmNation Ent., in a bidding war, has won the rights to Mike Jones' spec script IN THE EVENT OF A MOON DISASTER, reports Deadline.com.
ABC has snagged a modern day twist on JEKYLL & HYDE from UP IN THE AIR scribe Sheldon Turner, reports Live Feed.
Noah Oppenheim, former TODAY SHOW producer turned screenwriter, has been tapped to pen MGM's remake of WAR GAMES, reports Deadline.com. Seth Gordon
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 39th Annual Annie Awards.
Sony Pictures has already received a first draft for THE SMURFS 2 from the original film's writers, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Warner Bros. and Robert and Susan Downey are teaming up to bring the true-life story of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis to the screen, reports Heat Vision.
I’m going to use this post to vent a little—but also to make a point specifically for the benefit of all the producers around the world who want to make animated features.
Disney has inked a high-six against seven figure dealt adapt Casey Sherman and Michael J. Tougias' book THE FINEST HOURS into a feature film, reports Deadline.com.
HitFix has broken the news that HARRY POTTER director David Yates and writer Steve Kloves are working with Warner Bros. to adapt a multi-film adaptation of Stephen King’s THE STAND.
Disney has tapped Robert Ben Garant (NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM) to pen an adaptation of the manga TUXEDO GIN, reports Deadline.com.
Add CLUE to the pile of Hasbro board game-inspired film projects that Universal has dropped, reports Deadline.com. After signing a six-year deal with the game maker in 2008, Universal has also dropped MONOPOLY and MAGIC: THE GATHERING. Universal is still making films from the Hasbro-owner properties BATTLESHIP, STRETCH ARMSTRONG, CANDY LAND and OUIJA.